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Magic Hour

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Magic Hour
(マジックアワー Majikku Awā?)
Magic Hour KHD.gif
Attack Power Critical Chance Flinches
Ray of light 2.06 X X
Final Limit
Ray of light 2.28 X O

Magic Hour
(マジックアワー Majikku Awā?)
Magic Hour KHBBS.gif
Press the Triangle button at the right times to dive repeatedly and create columns of light that send enemies flying.
LV CP Required Attack No. of Hits Power Additional inputs
LV1 Magic Hour 1 3.0 5 times
LV2 750 Magic Hour 1 3.1 5 times
LV3 800 Magic Hour 1 3.1 6 times
LV4 850 Magic Hour 1 3.2 6 times
LV5 900 Magic Hour 1 3.2 7 times
Element Status Effect Reload Speed Command Gauge
Attack icon Physical 25 seconds +10
Buy Sell
Price Shop LV Base LV Bonus Ability Bonus
1250 312.5 625
"You can't stop me!"
—Dual-wielding Roxas during the Limit Break.
"Give me strength!"
—Dual-wielding Roxas during the Final Limit.

Magic Hour is a technique that appears in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days and Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep. It allows the user to generate giant pillars of light that damage the opponent.

Mechanics[edit]

In Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, Magic Hour is Dual-wielding Roxas's Limit Break. It consists of him jumping a few feet off the ground, then summoning the pillars of light to rain down randomly around him. The Final Limit increases the size, speed, and strength of the pillars, and also shields Roxas in a cloak of light. During both phases, Roxas can stall the attack with B, forcing him to drop down, allowing him to move elsewhere and resume the attack with A.

In Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep, Magic Hour is an Ultimate attack command exclusive to Aqua that takes up two slots in the Command Deck, has a maximum level of 5, has a normal reload time of 25 seconds, and refills the Command Gauge by 10%. It also has a Command Shop value of 2500. Magic Hour causes the user to teleport to the air above an enemy, and dive down to generate a single pillar of light. The player is required to press Triangle when signaled to continue generating the pillars.

Learning Magic Hour[edit]

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days[edit]

Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep[edit]

Recipes[edit]

Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep[edit]

Magic Hour is an Ultimate-class Attack Command that can be melded through two different recipes, listed in the Giga Attack Recipe.

Character Command #1 Command #2 Success
rate
Abilities
Command LV Command LV Shimmering Fleeting Pulsing Wellspring Soothing Hungry Abounding
A Aeroga 4 Barrier Surge 3 90%[1] Cure Boost Reload Boost Second Chance Combo Plus Defender Treasure Magnet Lucky Strike
A Zero Graviga 4 Blitz 4 90%[2] Dark Screen Attack Haste Finish Boost Air Combo Plus Item Boost Treasure Magnet Lucky Strike

Other Appearances[edit]

Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix[edit]

An attack resembling Magic Hour appears in Roxas's boss battle in The World That Never Was. Roxas floats several feet in the air in the center of the arena with a cage of vertical lasers encircling him, during which he is completely invincible to attack, while firing down a succession of 14 homing light orbs on Sora.

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days[edit]

In Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, Xion's Laser Rain attack during the final form of her boss battle resembles Roxas's Magic Hour.

Kingdom Hearts Re:coded[edit]

During his boss battle in Kingdom Hearts Re:coded, Data-Roxas uses the same version of Magic Hour that Roxas uses in Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days.

Kingdom Hearts III Re Mind[edit]

During the Replica Xehanort boss battle, Roxas can use a variant of Magic Hour called Miracle Hour as a special command during his team attack with Ventus and Xion.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ 100% after obtaining Lightning Ray.
  2. ^ 100% after obtaining Meteor Shower.